Originally Posted by Dutchrudder
Why would they get a bye for playing in London? Teams don't even get a bye before playing a Thursday night game, which is waaaaaaaaaay more taxing on the players. Now if it were a Thursday night game in London, then the visiting team would need a bye prior to that game.
The bye after the game would help offset the extended travel time. It certainly doesnt have to happen but I think it would be helpful